Nell Kemp begins her Deep Roots Expedition
Nell Kemp has begun her Deep Roots expedition at Toolik Field Station, Alaska, led by researchers Michelle Mack and Rebecca Hewitt of Northern Arizona University. They will be studying the root systems of the tundra and the role that the below ground response to a warming world may play in mitigating feedbacks between thawing permafrost and the atmosphere.
Follow her expedition by reading her journals and seeing photos and videos from the field!
Now Archived! PolarConnect event with Karen Temple-Beamish
PolarTREC Teacher DJ Kast NOAA Teacher at Sea Alumni Spotlight
Dieuwertje (DJ) Kast (TAS, 2015) was selected for the 2016 Forbes “30 under 30” in science annual list for her Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) work
with 3000 low income and minority students in the Los Angeles, California community!
Teachers in the Arctic
It's summertime in the Arctic! PolarTREC teachers are busy working with researchers all across the Arctic. This month Anne Schoeffler, DJ Kast, Stan Skotnicki, and Karen Temple-Beamish are posting journals, sharing videos and photos, and responding to questions about the research and working in the polar regions. Read more through our Virtual Base Camp.
PolarTREC Teacher Sandra Thornton Interviewed
PolarTREC teacher Sandra Thornton was interviewed by Andre' Senior of the local ABC affiliate, WVEC, about her upcoming PolarTREC expedition on the Healy.
New Alumna Highlight Video
In this new highlight video, Alicia Gillean discusses her 2013 Arctic Ground Squirrel Studies expedition at Toolik Field Station, Alaska, and how it impacted her personally and professionally.
New Alumna and Researcher Highlight Video
In this new highlight video, PolarTREC alumna Susy Ellison talks about her two expeditions and how they affected her personally and professionally. Researcher Jeff Rasic joins in to talk about what it was like to have a teacher in the field for the Early Human Settlement in Arctic Alaska 2011 expedition.
New Researcher Highlight Video
PolarTREC researcher Elizabeth Webb hosted several teachers over the years as part of the research project Carbon Balance in Warming and Drying Tundra. In this new alumni highlight video, Elizabeth discusses the benefits of the working with teachers and the impact this has had on her as a researcher.
Membership to ARCUS
NEW! ARCUS has new membership categories including individual membership! ARCUS members participate in a leading community promoting discovery and understanding of the Arctic. Our members are the core of our network, and their support enables us to continue providing quality programs and outreach. Come join us today and make a difference!